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Mary Alice (Pointer) Griffith

Friday, January 28, 2011

Mary Alice (Pointer) Griffith, 99, of Jasonville passed away at 3:50 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 28, 2011 in Shakamak Good Samaritan Nursing Center, Jasonville.

She was born Jan. 6, 1912 in Hymera to Wert Andrew Pointer and Lola Phenton (Hughbanks) Pointer.

Mary married Fred Griffith on March 20, 1943 and he had preceded her in death.

Survivors include brother, Wert A. and Bonnie Pointer; nieces and spouses, Lee Ann and Joe Wise, Cheryl Faught, Sheila Wilder, Kathy and Greg Shaw; Kay and Jerry Marlow, Gail and Allen Slankard and Mahala Griffith; nephews and spouses, Andrew and Laura Pointer; David and Mari Pointer and Terry and Judy Griffith; several great-nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Wert Andrew Pointer on Sept. 6, 1937; mother, Lola Pointer in 1968; husband, Fred Griffith on Aug. 20, 1964; brothers, Walter Lee Pointer on Jan. 19, 1993, Calvin Pointer on Sept. 5, 1967 and James Pointer on Oct. 3, 1926; sisters-in-law, Myra (McPhail) Pointer, Audrey (Armpriester) Pointer, Norma Katherine (Pointer) Kurshal, and Augusta (Griffith) Miller.

Mary worked for Bendix in South Bend for 35 years, had worked at the Shakamak State Park, and had also done restaurant and sewing factory work. She was a member of the Shakamak Community Church. Her love was her family and friends and caring for others.

Arrangements are entrusted to Michael W. Cox, Cox Funeral Home, 218 South Meridian Street, Jasonville with Visitation scheduled from 5-9 p.m. on Monday, and 9 a.m. until service time Tuesday at the funeral home.

Funeral services are 11 a.m. on Tuesday at Cox Funeral Home with Pastor Chris McKinney officiating.

Interment will be at K of P Cemetery in Hymera.